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Physical Therapy Assistant - Physical Therapy - Sheldon, IA #3369776

Company: Sanford Health

Date: 05/19/2017

Category: Healthcare Services

City: Sheldon, IA

Job Title: Physical Therapy Assistant | Physical Therapy | Sheldon


City: Sheldon


State: Iowa


Department : Physical Therapy


Job Schedule: Full Time


Shift: Days


Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


JOB SUMMARY


Under close supervision of a physical therapist, performs delegated or routine tasks related to the operation of a physical therapy department, including patient preparation, transportation and departmental maintenance. Schedules appointments for patients. Prepares patients for physical therapy procedures as required. Aids in the instruction and assistance of patients practicing prescribed exercises and functional activities. Transports and safeguards patients to and from treatment areas. Maintains patient medical records and other paperwork in a physiotherapy department. Arranges treatment supplies to ensure an orderly and sufficient stock. Provides a safe, clean and well organized work environment. Disinfects and maintains physiotherapeutic equipment after treatments.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES


Work hours may include varied day shifts, weekends, and holidays. Physical therapy is delivered to patients of all ages and includes inpatient, outpatients, and those at offsite locations.


QUALIFICATIONS


Conforms to the license standards of the state where services are provided. When applicable, the employee must have a current valid Category II drivers license and must meet all medical guidelines for Sanford Health Category II drivers. Must be a graduate of an accredited program for the Physical Therapist Assistant.


About Sanford Health:


At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.


In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.


The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.


Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-243-1372 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .


In compliance with federal law requiring employers to verify new employees' U.S. employment eligibility, Sanford participates in E-Verify. To learn more click here for English Version at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterEnglish.pdf or here for Spanish Version at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterSpanish.pdf .


City: Sheldon


State: Iowa


Job Function: Clinical Care


Job Schedule: Full Time


Shift: Days


Req Number: req8086


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